[clug] XBMC

Pilcher, Fred Fred.Pilcher at act.gov.au
Mon Jan 19 21:40:25 GMT 2009

Has anyone played around with XBMC (http://xbmc.org)?

I installed it on a couple of my Ubuntu boxes. It's quite nice, but it
runs like the proverbial dog. This surprised my friend who runs it on a
couple of quite low-powered Apple devices and says it runs sweetly on
those. Running it on my 3GHz P4 with 2GB RAM and a low-end but
accelerated NVIDIA card it's virtually unusable - on a lower-powered
computer it's completely unusable. I wonder whether it's just the Linux
build, or something else.


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